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We analyzed a few spatial patterns and processes of a shifting cultivation landscape in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya state in North East India, where about 85% of land belongs to native community. The landscape comprised 2459 km2 of land with forest cover and shifting cultivation patches over 69%…
Author(s): Ashish Kumar, Bruce G. Marcot, P.S. Roy
Keywords: shifting cultivation or jhumming, forest fragmentation, wildlife habitat corridors, protected area network and elephant habitat relationship
Source: In: Lafortezza, R.; Sanesi, G., eds. Patterns and processes in forest landscapes. Consequences of Human Management. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of IUFRO Working Party 8.01.03, Sept. 26-29, 2006, Locorotondo, Bari, Italy. Firenze [Florence] : Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali, c2006. p. 63-70
Year: 2006